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elementary OS

Last Update: 2018-10-17 07:11 UTC


elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based desktop distribution. Some of its more interesting features include a custom desktop environment called Pantheon and many custom apps including Photos, Music, Videos, Calendar, Terminal, Files, and more. It also comes with some familiar apps like the Epiphany web browser and a fork of Geary mail.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 4 (1,502), 6 months: 3 (1,817), 3 months: 2 (2,044), 4 weeks: 2 (2,054), 1 week: 2 (3,203)

Average visitor rating: 8.48/10 from 163 review(s).


elementary Summary
Distribution elementary OS
Home Page http://elementary.io/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://elementary.io/docs/learning-the-basics
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://elementary.io/
Bug Tracker https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementary
Related Websites elementary Russia
Reviews 5.0: DistroWatchHeise (German)
0.4: DedoimedoDistroWatchEveryday Linux UserThe Tao of MacDedoimedo
0.3: elastic2ls (German) • DistroWatchEveryday Linux UserLinux.com
0.2: Pro-Linux (German) • derStandard (German) • BinaryTidesWordpressLWNEveryday Linux UserLinux Za Sve (Croatian) • WEB UP8LinuxBSDosWordpress
0.1: DedoimedoLWNBlogspotTech Drive-inLinux UserBlogspotMuyComputer (Spanish) • OMG! Ubuntu!
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-10-16: Distribution Release: elementary OS 5.0
 • 2018-09-21: Development Release: elementary OS 5.0 Beta 2
 • 2018-07-04: Development Release: elementary OS 5.0 Beta 1
 • 2017-05-18: Distribution Release: elementary OS 0.4.1
 • 2016-09-09: Distribution Release: elementary OS 0.4
 • 2016-07-16: Development Release: elementary OS 0.4 Beta 2
 • 2016-06-14: Development Release: elementary OS 0.4 Beta
 • 2015-12-10: Distribution Release: elementary OS 0.3.2
 • 2015-09-04: Distribution Release: elementary OS 0.3.1
 • 2015-04-11: Distribution Release: elementary OS 0.3
 • 2015-02-09: Development Release: elementary OS 0.3 Beta 2
 • 2014-08-11: Development Release: elementary OS 0.3 Beta 1
 • More elementary releases...

  Headlines:
 •2018-09-19 elementary team answers questions
 •2018-08-01 elementary gains full-time contributor
 •2018-04-10 elementary's new app improvements
 •2018-04-01 elementary's new shortcuts
 •2018-02-19 elementary OS improving OEM disk encryption
 •2018-02-06 Plans for the AppCentre
 •2017-10-28 elementary OS's AppCenter has 50 apps
 •2017-07-18 Starlabs sells Linux laptops
 •2017-03-01 elementary OS on the Litebook
 •2017-02-09 The elementary OS AppCenter
 • More elementary headlines...

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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 5.0
juno
0.4.1
loki
0.3.2
freya
0.2
luna
0.1
jupiter
Release Date 2018-10-16 2017-05-17 2015-12-09 2013-08-11 2011-04-01
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1400-1500 1000-1100      
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Pantheon Pantheon Pantheon Pantheon GNOME
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- -- -- -- GOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386
Init Software systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual Yes        
Asian Language Support          
Full Package List 5.0 0.4.1 0.3.2 0.2 0.1
Package 5.0
juno
0.4.1
loki
0.3.2
freya
0.2
luna
0.1
jupiter
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- 2.8.6
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.3 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.23
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- 8.780
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1
bind (9.13.3) -- -- -- -- --
chromium (70.0.3538.67) -- -- -- -- --
cups (2.2.8) 2.2.7 2.1.3 1.7.2 1.5.3 1.4.4
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 3.1.3
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.44.1 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42 1.41.12
firefox (63.0) -- -- 42.0 -- --
freetype (2.9.1) 2.8.1 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.4.8 2.4.2
gcc (8.2.0) 7.3.0 5.3.1 4.8.2 4.6.3 4.4.4
gimp (2.10.6) -- -- -- -- --
glibc (2.28) 2.27 2.23 2.19 2.15 2.12.1
gnome-shell (3.30.1) -- -- -- -- --
gnucash (3.3) -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.43) -- -- -- -- 1.10.8
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 1.99 1.98
gtk+ (3.24.1) 3.22.30 3.18.9 3.14.15 3.4.2 2.22.0
httpd (2.4.35) -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- -- --
k3b (18.08.2) -- -- -- -- --
kmod (25) 24 22 15 -- --
krita (4.1.5) -- -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.1.2) -- -- -- -- --
linux (4.19) 4.15 4.8 3.19 3.2 2.6.35
Package 5.0
juno
0.4.1
loki
0.3.2
freya
0.2
luna
0.1
jupiter
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.3.10) -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- -- -- -- --
mesa (18.2.3) 18.0.5 12.0.6 10.5.9 9.0.3 7.9git
mysql (8.0.13) -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.30.2) -- -- -- -- 2.32.2
NVIDIA (410.66) -- -- -- -- 260.19.06
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (10.0.2) -- -- -- -- --
openssh (7.9p1) 7.6p1 7.2p2 6.6p1 5.9p1 5.5p1
openssl (1.1.1) 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.1f 1.0.1 0.9.8o
perl (5.28.0) 5.26.1 5.22.1 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.10.1
php (7.2.11) -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.14.1) -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.3.1) -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (11.0) -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.7.1) 2.7.15 2.7.11 2.7.5 2.7.3 2.6.6
qt (5.11.2) 5.9.5 5.5.1 -- -- --
samba (4.9.1) -- -- 4.1.6 3.6.3 3.5.4
systemd (239) 237 229 -- -- --
thunderbird (60.2.1) -- -- -- -- --
vim (8.1) 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.3 --
vlc (3.0.4) -- -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.2) 1.19.6 1.18.4 1.15.1 1.11.4 1.9.0

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